Friends of Bonita Lakes FAQs
Who are we? We are a network of user group representatives and
individuals who want to preserve and promote Bonita Lakes as a natural
public green space.
Are there membership dues? No. We do accept donations. There are
no requirements for “membership”. Interested persons can stay updated
through the website, Facebook page and/or have their contact on a email
What are the donations used for? Promotional material - decals,
banners, T-Shirts, etc.). In the long run, we would like to have funds
available to contribute to improvements to the grounds, trails or facilities. To
have funds available for conservation and protection efforts.
Are there any paid positions? No. We are an all volunteer organization.
Is my donation tax deductible? Not at this time. It is a long term goal to
become a 501c3.
What is the mission of FoBL? To preserve and protect Bonita Lakes and
the surrounding watershed as a natural public green-space to be used for
low-impact recreational and environmental education activities that are
compatible with maintaining the area’s scenic beauty and natural
landscape as it currently exists.
What is the position on development proposals for Bonita Lakes?
The Steering Committee will look at any proposals on a case by case basis
and take action as needed. See Mission Statement.
Who is on the Steering Committee? We are in the early stages of
formation. Individuals who have contributed to this process are:
Nell Covington, Chairperson, Greg Swanson, Treasurer, Peg Wahrendorff, Secretary,
Tim Irvine, Web Master, Nancy Donald, Donna Owen, Duffy Williams, Doug Ishee,
Suzie Pool, Gail Barton, Eddie & Jana Bowles, Stephen Covington, Dale Parker, Dottie
Davidson, Pearl Smith.